Martha Tuggle Perkins

Born: Mon., Feb. 27, 1928
Died: Fri., Mar. 2, 2007

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Martha Tuggle Perkins, 79, of Greensboro, GA, died Friday, March 2, 2007 at Heartland Hospice in Augusta, GA. A lifelong resident of Greene County, Martha was born February 27, 1928 to the late Hillyer Butler Tuggle and Gertrude Hubbard Tuggle. She attended school in Union Point and Greensboro. During her working career she was an employee at Minnie G. Boswell Memorial Hospital in the late sixties, worked for the Credit Bureau, Wayne Poultry and owned a catering business. She was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church of Greensboro where she taught the Amicus Sunday School Class.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James A. "Jack" Perkins, Sr. in February of 2002. Surviving family members are her son, Dr. James A. "Jackie" Perkins, Jr. and wife LeAnne of Evans, GA; her daughters, Jillyn Bradshaw and husband Wayne of Athens, GA and Kathy Channell and husband Dene of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Helen Cook of Decatur, AL; a brother, William T. "Bill" Tuggle of Jacksonville, FL; seven grandchildren, Todd Perkins and wife Brooke, Erika Perkins Bible and husband Jason, Ethan Perkins, and fiance'' Brandy Walker, Ross Tice, Joseph Tice, Leighton Channell and wife Amber and Logan Channell; three great grandchildren, Rivers Perkins, Caelan Perkins and Haleigh Perkins; and a number of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held Monday, March 5, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Greensboro with Rev. Michael Hardy, Rev. Dr. Norman Waldrip and Dr. James A. Perkins, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in the Greenview Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are grandsons: Todd Perkins, Ethan Perkins, Ross Tice, Joe Tice, Leighton Channell, Logan Channell and Jason Bible. Serving as honorary pallbearers are the members of Amicus Sunday School Class. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday night at the funeral home. Any memorial gifts may be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund, 203 S. Main Street, Greensboro, GA 30642. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Jimmy Channell
   Posted Sat March 03, 2007
Kathy, my prayers are with you and your family, God bless, Jimmy Channell

Judy Wilson Graham
   Posted Sun March 04, 2007
Jackie, Jillyn, and Kathy, I am so sorry to hear of your Mother's death. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Judy

Tom & Linda Yearwood
   Posted Sun March 04, 2007
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Janice Campbell and Elaine C. Carpenter
   Posted Sun March 04, 2007
Jackie, Elaine and I are sorry about the loss of your mother.Our thoughts and prayers are extended to you and the family.

Bob & Pat Gillespie
   Posted Sun March 04, 2007
Our sincere condolences to you and your family, Jackie, in the loss of your mother. You are in our prayers during this difficult time. May God richly bless you all.

Dennis and Alethea Cook
   Posted Sun March 04, 2007
Jackie and Leann, We are so sorry to hear about Mrs. Perkins death. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you. Will try to get in touch with you personally. Love, Dennis and Alethea

Bill Crawford
   Posted Sun March 04, 2007
My sympathies and condolences are with the family at this time. My prayers are with the family.

Brenda Hubbard Morrison
   Posted Mon March 05, 2007
Bill and Helen , I am very sorry to hear of Martha's passing. We didn't find out until late this evening .Your families are in our prayers. Brenda Hubbard Morrison daughter of Hal and Myrtle Hubbard

Sandra Roper
   Posted Mon March 05, 2007
I only heard about Martha tonight. I am so saddened by her death. She was a great lady and I know you will miss her, but praise the Lord she is reunited with Jack in the presence of our precious Lord.. Love, Sandra

JANET STAPLETON
   Posted Mon March 05, 2007
KATHY SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. JUST LEARNED OF IT THIS MORNING. IT IS SO HARD TO LOOSE YOUR MOM. BELIEVE ME I KNOW AND THEY ARE YOUR BEST FRIEND. I WILL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS AND WILL TALK WITH YOU LATER. PLEASE CALL ME IF YOU NEED TO TALK. LOVE YOU ALL JANET

Lance & Madea Danko
   Posted Mon March 05, 2007
Dear Jackie, LeAnn and Family, We were so sorry to hear of your great loss. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Steve & Gail Griner
   Posted Mon March 05, 2007
We are very sorry with the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Emmett and Shirley Caldwell
   Posted Mon March 05, 2007
Thinking of you.

Kathi (Lindsey) Smoker
   Posted Wed March 07, 2007
Kathy and family, So sorry about the loss of your mother.

Rep. Tommy Smith
   Posted Thu March 08, 2007
I was very sorry to learn of the death of your mother. I lost my mother in 1992 and not a day goes by that I don't think of her. Call me sometime at 404-656-5105 Atlanta, 912-632-0001 home, or 912-614-2077 cell. Dianne Moore Bennett from Greene County still helps me and her number is 912-614-1925 cell.